Students construct a scale model of the layers of the Earth. They use proportions to convert real world distances to map distances, then measure them out on a slice.
Included in this package:
- Student Worksheet (Anticipation Guide, Table for Calculations, and Reflection Piece)
- Teacher/Student Directions
- Templates of Slices
- Fully modifiable
This activity works grade with students of various skill levels and motivations. I've successfully completed it with 9-12th graders in inner city school. Can be adopted down to 6th grade level with guiding on the overhead or smart board